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"Work It Out Wombats!" Design Process

With PBS Ideastream

2024-07-11 12:30:00 2024-07-11 14:00:00 America/New_York "Work It Out Wombats!" Design Process In partnership with PBS Ideastream Family and Community Learning, preschoolers can participate in a workshop to promote computational thinking. A meal will be provided. Northwest Akron Branch Library - Community Room

Thursday, July 11
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-11 12:30:00 2024-07-11 14:00:00 America/New_York "Work It Out Wombats!" Design Process In partnership with PBS Ideastream Family and Community Learning, preschoolers can participate in a workshop to promote computational thinking. A meal will be provided. Northwest Akron Branch Library - Community Room

In partnership with PBS Ideastream Family and Community Learning, preschoolers can participate in a workshop to promote computational thinking. A meal will be provided.

Register online.

The “Work It Out Wombats!” Design Process is a series of two workshops that engage families in active, hands-on learning experiences around the PBS KIDS program “Work It Out Wombats!”. The learning focus for this workshop series is computational thinking for preschoolers, a way of thinking that enables them to solve problems, express themselves, and accomplish tasks using the practices, processes, and ideas at the core of computer science.

  • A free, fun, educational event with hands-on activities for preschoolers (ages 3-6). Siblings are welcome to attend.
  • A light lunch will be served at the start of each session.
  • Each family will receive free books!
  • Families who attend both sessions will receive a free tablet!

Questions? Call 330.836.1081 or email dhallman@ideastream.org.

AGE GROUP: | Preschool |

EVENT TYPE: | Summer Reading | STEM & STEAM | Education |

TAGS: | Preschool | ideamstream | educational |

Northwest Akron Branch Library

northwest@akronlibrary.org
Phone: 330.836.1081
Branch manager
Greg Trask

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 12:00PM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

About the branch

The Northwest Akron Branch Library, along with its neighbor, the Northwest Family Recreation Center, serves as a center of active learning through a diverse offering of programs and resources. A rich collection of books for all ages is just one aspect of what the branch has to offer; its outstanding multimedia collection includes music CDs, audiobooks, and feature and documentary films. The collection has something for just about every interest and taste. Computers and computer classes, WiFi, printing, copying, scanning, and faxing are additional services that make personal and professional growth possible.

Look for Northwest Akron Branch staff at local schools and early childhood centers and at community events throughout the year. Visit the branch for more opportunities to learn and explore with others. Programming for all ages at the library is responsive to community interests, with play and story programming for very young children, book discussion groups for adults, school-age and teen crafting and gaming opportunities, and more. The Northwest Akron Branch Library—your one-stop spot for all your educational and entertainment needs and interests.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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